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Budget 2018: The highlights

1 weeks ago, 13:40

By: Edwin Okoth

Treasury secretary Henry Rotich has presented this year's budget, outlining the Sh3 trillion spending plans, including the taxation measures to finance the proposals.

This, according to Mr Rotich, is expected to propel growth to seven per cent in the next financial year.

These are some of the highlights of the budget speech:

Treasury has further allocated Sh2 billion for primary health care and Sh7 billion for cancer diagnosis equipment and Sh400 million for cancer institute.

Kisumu, Nyeri, Isiolo and Machakos to participate in a health survey to enable the roll out of a comprehensive health programme.

On insurance, proposal to change from indemnity based insurance to index based insurance to improve uptake.


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Budget 2018: The highlights

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Treasury secretary Henry Rotich has presented this year's budget, outlining the Sh3 trillion spending plans, including the taxation measures to finance the proposals.

This, according to Mr Rotich, is expected to propel growth to seven per cent in the next financial year.

These are some of the highlights of the budget speech:

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On insurance, proposal to change from indemnity based insurance to index based insurance to improve uptake.


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